Show us your bicycle.

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by kbasa, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. YakSpout

    YakSpout Obstacle Allusion

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    Cuz that's what they wanted. Same thing with blowing the exposure (putting that giant red 'O' in front of her), having her look for peds instead of motor traffic, and sticking a model with teensy, weensy thighs in a bike ad.
  2. Rajin Cajun

    Rajin Cajun Been here awhile

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    Jewelry has finally been ordered & will hopefully all be in by the time I get home next month for the build! :clap

    On another note, do any of you guys/gals have experience running Speedplay pedals with non SP shoes? I really want to get the new Sidi Wire shoe but I do not like the fact that the Sidi wire SP only comes in white :puke1 so I am looking into the Sidi wire vent and getting the SP adapter. Any suggestions?

    These are the Wires i want.. :tb
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  3. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Buddy of mine is :tb over those shoes too. They have a 4-bolt sole option. :nod

    Otherwise, use the shims provided with the cleats to make the base of the cleat level. ...like on every other shoe.

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  4. Rajin Cajun

    Rajin Cajun Been here awhile

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    Thanks Gummee. Yeah, I saw they offer the 4 cleat ( Speedplay version ) but it only comes in white :puke1. I really want the Fluo Yellow version ( 3 hole ). So I guess I will just go with it and run the adapter plates. Man I really can't wait until everything comes in!!! :happay
  5. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    I had 3 pairs of Sidis at one point. I finally got tired of looking at them and sold em. They didn't seem to wear out!

    Right now, I'm riding Bonts. Mmmmm stiff! Mmmmmm moldable.

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  6. Rajin Cajun

    Rajin Cajun Been here awhile

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    I have a few pairs myself. From motorcycle ( Vortice Air, Crossfire SRS ) to Mtn / Road bike ( Dragon 3 & Ergo ). I love the way they fit me. I haven't tried Bonts or Specialized. I'll have to try them at my local shop to see how they fit.
  7. eric2

    eric2 ®egister this:

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    Here's my mtb. Had it for about 7 years and beat the crap out of it at least once a week. Destroyed both wheels, a couple carriers, and have gone though gearsets and chains. I do about a 20-30 mile loop from north austin to, and around town lake staying off the main streets. I'm thinking of a road bike but it seems to me I'll get a better workout on this. Clip-ons took some getting used to but worth their weight in gold.


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  8. 4power

    4power Been here awhile

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    My "new" old Cannondale, not a bad ride.
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  9. ducnut

    ducnut Long timer

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    I have a pair S-Works, two generations ago (4yrs old, now), that I loved when I rode Speedplay. You definitely should try on everything you can, before zeroing on a single brand.

    It's hard to believe how quickly Specialized change-up their shoes. Good thing, I'm not a shoe whore.

    That color speaks to me.
  10. zouch

    zouch part-time wanderer

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    not a problem; i've been using Sidis with Speedplays for years.

    i wouldn't have any problem with the white shoes since they should be cooler in the sunny conditions i like to ride in. (i've got several pair of Sidi cycling shoes, and the black ones are hotter; was actually looking for white when i bought my last pair, but settled for silver/grey).

    white's also great for conspicuity because our feet are almost always moving, but that hi-viz color should also do a pretty good job. (too bad it's only on the front of the shoes,..)

    be sure to try on the pair you're going to buy; not only because you're likely to have them last forever, but the 3 pair i have fit best in 3 different sizes (and my Sidi moto boots were another).

  11. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    After 8 years of commuting and constantly changing components, I have finally reached nirvana.

    Perfectly purpose built, hard working commuter with a bit of style.

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  12. 4power

    4power Been here awhile

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    Mean Green is the color, pretty close to Mopar green I dig it.
  13. Ricardo Kuhn

    Ricardo Kuhn a.k.a. Mr Rico Suave

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  14. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Dirty again

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  15. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    I posted a pic of that for you in the Bicycle Thread the other day.

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  16. Ricardo Kuhn

    Ricardo Kuhn a.k.a. Mr Rico Suave

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    Thanks, here is one just in case..
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  17. Oznerol

    Oznerol Motion Enthusiast

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    Damn, that's pretty slick. I know others have done gearboxes before, but not with nearly as many gears (or as wide a ratio spread), and usually too bulky and heavy to work on anything but a DH bike. This looks workable for trail bikes. Even if it's a little heavier overall, the weight is better placed and unsprung weight at the rear wheel is probably significantly down.

    I've been toying with the idea of building a new rear wheel with an internally-geared hub for my errand bike. The derailleur has been working fine, but I haven't built a wheel in a while and would enjoy the project, and it'd be something new to play with.
  18. BigEasy

    BigEasy Long timer

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    2013 Specialized TriCross Sport Compact. Only have about 50 shitty road miles on it been too busy to get it on the trails yet.Fun bike:clap
  19. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    That's very

    ummm

    errrr

    Bright! Yeah. Bright. That's it! THAT'S the ticket! Bright

    :D

    Looks like you're fixin to have some fun. :ricky

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  20. Chisenhallw

    Chisenhallw Avowed Pussbag

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    I've narrowed it down to 'earth'. Or 'Baltimore'.
    I'll be interested in your review - I'm eyeballing one of those.